Fantasy News and Notes – Cam Not Yet 100%

Cam Newton – Newton might be held out of the team’s pre-season opener against the Bills to rest his recovering ankle. Fox Sports’ Alex Marvez reported that Newton doesn’t appear to be 100% yet, which is a concern in fantasy, but he has a special skill set and at this point I’d still draft him in the 7-9 QB range. Jimmy Graham – Rookie safety Kenny Vaccaro told ESPN.com that Jimmy Graham has … [Read more...]

Fantasy News and Notes – Is Romo Still Hurt?

Tony Romo – Word out of Cowboys camp is that Romo’s deep passes aren’t looking as sharp as they normally do and there are some concerns that the back surgery he had late last season is the cause. If this is true it could be a big concern for both Romo and all of the Cowboys pass catchers. It’s still early and a lot of players are rusty so far, but this is something we’ll need to keep a close eye … [Read more...]

Fantasy News and Notes – Lynch Returns

Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks – After missing eight days of training camp, the Seahawks running back is back with the team. Seattle agreed to give him a $1.5 pay bump, which is reportedly less than the $5M more he wanted, but this appears to be a win-win. I still believe backup Christine Michael will have RB2 value at a minimum, but it appears to be safe to draft Lynch in the first couple of … [Read more...]

Fantasy News and Notes – July 31, 2014

Josh Gordon, Cleveland Browns – ProFootballTalk is reporting that Gordon “barely” failed his drug test and his legal team is blaming second hand smoke for having it in his system. Gordon is also working with the same lawyer who got Richard Sherman out of his 4 game suspensions, so there is still a shot he’ll avoid a full year suspension. I wouldn’t waste a high pick on him, but if your league … [Read more...]

Fantasy News and Notes – July 28, 2014

Ray Rice, Baltimore Ravens – In case you didn’t hear the NFL unleashed a punishment on Ray Rice that he’ll "never forget"… two whole games. Clearly we shouldn’t mess with Roger Goodell or he’ll drop the hammer. If he does it again it’s no dessert for a week. All personal feelings aside, Rice and his fantasy owners really dodged a bullet here and he should move up in draft rankings … [Read more...]